[CentOS] firewall and * suggestions

Thu Apr 13 17:52:50 UTC 2006
Finnur Örn Guðmundsson <finnzi at finnzi.com>


This box is more then enought for a firewall ;)...i really think you 
could send 50Mbits+ of filtered traffic thru this box ;)


Simone wrote:

> Hi,
> I am going to set up an office of 30 employees and since it's the 
> first time I thought I will ask for suggestions (trying to make a 
> CentOS base office :) ). I was planning to re use an old Compaq LPr 
> PII 450, sw mirrored scsi 10000rpm disks, 448Mb RAM,  to build a 
> CentOS based firewall and I was wondering if this hardware would be 
> enough to serve 30 clients (I already have a centos firewall serving 8 
> users on a PC celeron 1,3Ghz machine and top shows average load 0.00).
> The other service they'll need is filesharing, which will be Samba 
> running on samba Dell PE1800 (although we could use a compaq 1850r 
> PIII 600), while for the phone system I would like to set up Asterisk 
> and I was wondering if anyone has had a good experience with the 
> Xorcom TS-1, which seems a nice cost effective system.
> Suggestions are very welcome, have a nice day.
> Simone
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